Maharashtra launched jail tourism initiative
150 years old Yerawada Central Prison has been launched as a jail tourism initiative by The Prison Department of Maharashtra. the jail tourism initiative will play a role in helping students learn about historical experiences.
Points to remember About Yerawada jail
- it was Constructed in 1866.
- Yerawada Central Prison is the largest jail in Maharashtra.
- visitors will get a chance to visit the faasi yard where the death sentence is executed.
Capital – Mumbai
Governor – Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Chief Minister – Uddhav Thackeray
State Mammal – Indian giant squirrel
State Insect – Blue Mormon
State Flower – Jarul
State Tree – Mango Tree